American Pioneers—Whitney and Lowell
Lecture no. 19 from the course: The Industrial Revolution
Taught by Professor Patrick N. Allitt | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Shift your attention from Britain to the United States, where a class of mobile and educated entrepreneurs stood poised to build an industrial economy. This lecture introduces you to the world of American manufacturing. Learn about Francis Cabot Lowell and Eli Whitney, early innovators in the U.S. textile industry.